Sevens

M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Posted in Sevens / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Victoria BC / News / NSMT

  An astute follower of our site made reference to the fact that Lockie Kratz's name had been omitted to follow at the Sevens this weekend.  Unfortunately, for Lockie and a couple of other teammates, they suffered serious injuries at the last tournament in Perth.  Lockie's knee was...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Sevens / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Rugby Club / News / NSMT / NSWT / Senior Women / Senior Men

CHEER FOR ME! This weekend's Sevens in Vancouver, the ninth IRB version at BC PLACE will have good television coverage........ Saturday February 24 TSN4 11:20am-3:00pm PT / 2:20-6:00pm ET Pool play matches, including Canada’s Women’s Sevens Team vs Spain (11:43am PT / 2:43pm ET)...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

WINNER OF LUCKY DRAW FOR SEVENS TIX Congratulations to Fay Vintcent who won tickets to the Vancouver Sevens this weekend after purchasing a table of ten for our upcoming Fun(d)raiser on May 10th. If you missed the lucky draw, don't miss the event! BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE The event will have...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Plotting the “Second Half”. CW’s men have been hard at it, preparing to cause a few surprises in the “second half”. The mood has been upbeat as the men move into Islander action on Saturday, January 27th against Nanaimo Hornets at Windsor, to be followed by a controlled scrimmage against...


MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS

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Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

CW KIDS KICKING KLINIC Last Sunday CW offered an “Introduction to Kicking Clinic” to local clubs Mini and Junior players. Overheard at the start of the day, “I’m a prop, why do I need to know about kicking!” It was an incredible morning at CW rugby seeing so many kids from the Junior...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

CHRISTMAS SEASON - A TIME FOR THANKS While we move into the Christmas seasons it is a time for gratitude and reflection.  Castaway Wanderers Rugby club would like to take this time to thank all of the hard-working volunteers who have pitched in to make CW the premier rugby club in Canada. ...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Lockie Hits the Ton Teammate, 'Jacko' Carson, who has played with Lockie for yonks, offers congratulations on 100 points for Canada. The NSMT Sevens had a great Day #1 at Capetown last weekend.  With victories over NZ, 19 – 7, and last week’s winners, Samoa, 33 – 7 before succumbing to...


MLR IMPLODING?

MLR IMPLODING?

Posted in Sevens / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club / News / Community / NSMT

How ironic after posting concerns about the dissolution of the Arrows, that yesterday it was announced that last year’s League Champs, the New York Ironworkers, cannot continue in the League.  Further, evidently talk about a new franchise in Los Angeles is also very dubious. All of this is sad...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

“We Are the Champions” Three teams representing the club at the BC Finals left Victoria early yesterday morning to test themselves against the best of the mainland. Can the reader imagine fifteen-year-old boys having to drag themselves out of bed at 5:00 a.m. to ride for two hours to play a...


WIND - UP WEEKEND

WIND - UP WEEKEND

Caps, McKinnon, a wily veteran! CW Men’s Divvies take on Capilanos at the House of Windsor at 1:00 p.m. this Saturday.  Neither team has posted a “W” to date, so the contest has the makings of a good battle. The Premier encounter will follow when two grizzled old foes grace the pitch. Caps...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

(Photo, Rugby Canada.) THE THRILL OF VICTORY - JOY TO THEIR WORLD CW Premier Women’s match against Bayside was preceded by the good news from New Zealand that the NSWT had defeated France and a subsequent loss by the New Zealand Women to England, put the Canadian Women into #2 ranked...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Sevens / CW Rugby / Rugby Club / RWC / News / Boys U14

CW U14 Boys – Winners Kamloops Sevens   RWC Playoffs & Final Monday’s editorial article relating to TSN dropping several RWC matches from regular scheduling and replacing them to TSN+ has produced much ire from fans and plenty of letters have gone TSN’s way! So far, it appears that they have...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

U18 Elite Champs. Local Rugby Plays Second Fiddle As the header describes, that was exactly the case as fans watched the All Blacks, Scotland and South Africa flex their muscles at the World Cup, CW U14 Boys and U18 Girls Elite win titles at the Kamloops Sevens, and CW Men’s First Div go...


ONE FOR THE AGES

ONE FOR THE AGES

Johny Sexton leaves the fray.  Credit Rugby World Cup. As predicted, it was a must see!  Ireland placed their strong claim to the Webb Ellis trophy with their victory over RSA last weekend. There will be a couple of other thrillers this weekend when Fiji pushes their claim for the final...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

GERWING SHIELD GOES WEST WESTSHORE UNVEILS KENYAN CONNECTION   The vaunted ‘the Kenyans are coming’ was on show at Windsor Park on the weekend. The show started well enough for the hosts with some strong set scrummaging rewarded with penalties. Around the ten-minute mark a tight head scrum,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

SEVENS HEAVEN Also from last weekend…. Last weekend BCRU hosted two PRC 7’s Tournaments in conjunction with the RAN 7’s – Girl’s U15 & Boy’s U17.  We have some news form the boy’s manager.  VIRU TIDE lost one match in the Round Robin to Vancouver South and faced them again, later in the...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

In His Dreams!  Johno With Bill. Plenty of rugby news today, following the weekend’s Paris Olympics Qualifiers at Starlight Stadium. Let’s start with some old news.  Canada’s Men were unsuccessful in their second match against Tonga, losing 36 – 12.  Not sure that Rugby Canada can put any...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul - A Mixed Bag

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul - A Mixed Bag

Today we share a couple of pictures provided by our Boy's Youth Director. The header is a shot of CW lads who played on the winning BC U18 team at the weekend's Western Canada Championships in Calgary. BC Boys won Gold in this one, as did their U16 counterparts, (pictured below), with a...


CANADA U23 WOMEN TAKE BRACE

CANADA U23 WOMEN TAKE BRACE

CW's/UVic's, Maelle Reed, try-scorer in game #2. Today we give congratulations to our National U23 Women's team who took a pair from their U.S. counterparts this past week.  The opening game saw a 24 - 5 scoreline and yesterday's game, a very convincing, 55 - 14 differential. These results...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

A Web Hiatus The Ruggernut, party of two, has just returned from completing a three-week trip across our marvellous country by train – a true bucket-list epic.  During that time rugby, from a Canadian and local perspective has been far from dull!   Firstly, our Men’s VII’s have qualified for...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Jossiah 'Mercury' Morra in Tricolours. Jossiah lit it up in Toulouse last weekend when Canada's NSMT 7's had one of their better performances in some time. After defeating current Champions of the circuit, Australia, hopes were high, only for the air to be let out of the balloon on day...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

  A recent Sixty Minute story about 7’ American Aussie Rules star, Texan, Mason Cox brought to mind Canada and CW’s, Mike Pyke. Cox is not the first North American athlete to star in the AFL. Today we reflect on Mike’s rise to stardom in the strange game, often referred to by Aussies as...


Hail The President!

Hail The President!

CWRFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl Klashinsky to the Presidency as a result of our recent AGM. As described in;  https://cwrugby.com/blogs/post/wednesdays-ruck-maul1675226275, Klash has been a man for all seasons and brings a wealth of Club and Provincial experience and...